Monday July 2:

The course starts in the morning and will be concluded in the afternoon.

Under the patronage of:

Lectures and hands-on sessions

Surgical reconstruction of the hand and wrist comprises many different joints and techniques and is still evolving. In this course on monday instructional lectures are followed by cadaver lab sessions. Demonstrated surgical techniques can be put into practice on fresh cadavers while being supervised by experienced hand surgeons. Novel techniques using state of the art surgical equipment and implants can be experienced. The topic this year is operative treatment of scaphoid fractures, distal radius fractures and radiocarpal/midcarpal instability


  • Treatment of scaphoid fractures: including new plates, screws, bone-grafts
  • Treatment of distal radius fractures: including plates and pins/nails
  • Treatment of radiocarpal/midcarpal instability and perilunate dislocations

This course is accredited by the Netherlands Orthopeadic Association (NOV), the Netherlands Society of Plastic Surgery (NVPC) and the Association of Surgeons of the Netherlands (NVvH).